Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education: Family and Consumer Science, UNA Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, UNA
Ms. Kyla Slaton
Ms. Slaton is the instructor for the Education and Training program. She also teaches Family Wellness and Food and Nutrition. She is in her 2nd year at Florence Freshman Center. Prior to joining our department, she served as a graduate assistant in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of North Alabama where she received her Bachelors in Secondary Education: Family and Consumer Science and her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. Her favorite part about teaching Education and Training is seeing her students have their "lightbulb moment"- when they find their love for teaching! She also enjoys seeing students express themselves in their creative projects for her courses.
Career and Technical Student Organization
Careers in the Education and Training pathway include but are not limited to:
Education & Training
- Education & Training
- Teaching I
We are one of the newest programs offered in the Career and Technical Education Department, but we are quickly growing. We hope to offer Teaching II as a new course next year.
College and Career Readiness Indicator(s):
Students enrolled in the Education and Training program earn their Google for Educators Level I and Level II certificates.
Within all of our courses, it is our goal to prepare students in Florence City Schools with the necessary skills to become trail blazers within the field of education by providing hands-on experiences, critical-thinking skills, and collaborative opportunities for our students. Through field trip opportunities and project-based learning tasks allow students in our program to become better prepared for their future in a collegiate education program.
Education and Training is our introductory level course where students learn about the history of education, the roles and responsibilities of a teacher, the qualities of an effective teacher, and many basic child development theories. Teaching I is the secondary level course where students learn about classroom design, the importance of student interests and needs, curriculum writing, and lesson planning.